SnagFilm to live stream Occupy Wall Street film '#whilewewatch'

Independent film distributor SnagFilms will live stream the free release of "#whilewewatch" on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET, the company announced.

The film--presented in partnership with The Common Good--takes a deep dive into the Occupy Wall Street movement.

The stream will originate from The Paley Center for Media in New York City, and will feature a Ustream-powered post-presentation Q&A with several cast members and director Kevin Breslin, who won acclaim for his 2010 documentary "Living for 32" about a survivor of the 2007 shooting massacre on the Virginia Tech campus.

During the live streaming, questions will be taken from the global Web audience.

The film will stream worldwide via SnagFilms' new social screening platform, which enables simultaneous viewing worldwide. You can access the film at www.snagfilms.com/whilewewatch and other sites with the embed code. The film will stream again following the Q&A, and the entire event will replay at 8 p.m. PT.

The film will be available exclusively on SnagFilms.com after May 1 through Nov. 6.

The announcement noted that Breslin will continue to shoot footage of Occupy Wall Street activities throughout May and will deliver clips to SnagFilms each week.

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